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[patches.git] / man-1.6e-readonly-whatis2.patch
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5e993f12 1Dont update makewhatis files if they're on readonly filesystems
2
3http://bugs.gentoo.org/163932
4
5--- src/makewhatis.sh
6+++ src/makewhatis.sh
7@@ -184,6 +188,25 @@
8 if [ x$verbose != x ]; then
9 echo "about to enter $mandir" > /dev/stderr
10 fi
11+
12+ # kludge for Slackware's /usr/man/preformat
13+ if [ $mandir = /usr/man/preformat ]
14+ then
15+ mandir1=/usr/man
16+ else
17+ mandir1=$mandir
18+ fi
19+
20+ # if $mandir is on a readonly partition and we cannot update the whatis
21+ # file, then let's simply skip it
22+ if ! touch ${mandir1}/whatis 2> /dev/null
23+ then
24+ if [ x$verbose != x ]; then
25+ echo skipping $mandir - whatis file is readonly > /dev/stderr
26+ fi
27+ continue
28+ fi
29+
30 if [ -s ${mandir}/whatis -a $pages = man -a x$update = x ]; then
31 if [ x$verbose != x ]; then
32 echo skipping $mandir - we did it already > /dev/stderr
33@@ -407,14 +430,6 @@
34
35 cd $here
36
37- # kludge for Slackware's /usr/man/preformat
38- if [ $mandir = /usr/man/preformat ]
39- then
40- mandir1=/usr/man
41- else
42- mandir1=$mandir
43- fi
44-
45 if [ -f ${mandir1}/whatis ]
46 then
47 cat ${mandir1}/whatis >> $TMPFILE